Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley last week called on the UK Government to extend the time-limit for a tribunal claim to be submitted from three to six months. Leading for the SNP at Women and Equalities Questions, Angela highlighted the need for a review of the tribunal system’s waiting times in order to … Read moreLocal MP calls for extension to tribunal time-limit
New economic impact analysis by the Scottish Government has confirmed that the best way to protect the local economy and household incomes in Lanark and Hamilton East is through Scotland remaining in the Single Market and Customs Union. Failure by the Tory government to secure a Brexit deal would see Scotland take a £12.7 … Read moreAnalysis shows that the Single Market is essential for Lanark and Hamilton East.
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today backed the campaign to scrap poverty wages for under-25s. At present, young workers can be paid as little as £4.05 per hour for regular employment and £3.50 for apprenticeships – well below the Government defined Living Wage of £7.20 and further behind the Real Living Wage … Read moreAngela backs campaign for fair-pay
Angela Crawley MP has today launched her #CommunityAdvent initiative which will see her and her team get more involved with local organisations and campaigns in the lead up to Christmas. The initiative will start with a reading at St Johns Church this evening (Friday, Dec 1st) in support of World Aids Day, and the next … Read moreAngela launches #CommunityAdvent
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley was last night crowned Other Parties MP of the Year at the Patchwork Foundations #MPoftheYearAwards Through the MP of the Year Awards, The Patchwork Foundation highlights and acknowledges those MPs – nominated by individuals and grassroots community organisations, and subsequently picked by an independent panel of judges – … Read moreAngela wins at MP of the Year Awards
SNP MP Angela Crawley has welcomed the launch today of a new Scottish Government consultation proposing landmark reforms for transgender equality. The SNP’s Equalities spokesperson at Westminster said the proposals to improve gender recognition laws, in line with international best practice, would place Scotland among world leaders by making it simpler – and less intrusive – for transgender … Read moreLandmark reforms a ‘leap forward’ for transgender equality.
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has welcomed the new Scottish Living Wage rate of £8.75 an hour and encouraged more employers to sign up as Accredited Living Wage Employers. The Scottish Living Wage, calculated to meet the cost of living, is reviewed every year based on living standards. The rise of 30p per … Read moreAngela welcomes rise in living wage.
Angela Crawley MP & Aileen Campbell MSP are set to host an ‘Energy Advice Surgery’ in Kirkton Church, Carluke. The event will open at 11am and close at 1pm. Confirmed exhibitors include the Citizens’ Advice Bureau, Money Matters, Home Energy Scotland, EDF, N-Power, Scottish Gas, Scottish Power and E-ON. Commenting, Angela said: “Thousands of my … Read moreMP and MSP set to host Energy Advice Fair
SNP Equalities spokesperson, Angela Crawley MP, has welcomed the news that Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is set to make an historic statement of apology in the Scottish Parliament this week to those convicted under discriminatory laws against same-sex sexual activity. The apology will be made on behalf of the Scottish Government for the treatment of … Read moreAngela welcomes Scottish ‘Turing Law’ and historic apology.
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is set to host the Lanark Jobs Fair in the Lanark Memorial Hall, next Friday, the 3rd of November, between 11am and 2pm. Following on from successful employment events in Carluke and Hamilton, the local MP is set to host her third Jobs Fair in two years. 27 … Read moreLocal MP set to host her third Jobs Fair